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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, February 17, 1929 (continued)

(7) G 7572
Clearing on top of small rubble mastaba. Found pit A.
G 7572 A: Depth 1.35 meters. Built of rubble, room on north, built of mud brick.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 7573
Uncovered pits A, B, C.
G 7573 A: Depth 7.85 meters. Built of rubble. No chamber.
G 7573 B: Depth 2 meters. Built of rubble. No chamber.
G 7573 C: Down 2.5 meters. Built of rubble, rock-cut below.

(9) G 7574
Uncovered pits A, B.
G 7574 A: Down 1.6 meters. Built of rubble.
G 7574 B: Down 1.5 meters. Built of rubble.

(10) G 7660
G 7660 Y: Clearing chamber. Found in debris: faience amulet [29-2-69], fragment of faience vessel inscribed [29-2-70], ushabti fragments [29-2-68], fragment of alabaster [29-2-67].

(11) G 7000 SE 110, 111
No. 110 [G 7000 SE 110]: Clearing room. Found: small limestone libation basin [29-2-65], faience amulet, bead. Cleared.
No. 111 [G 7000 SE 111]: Height .9 meters. Built of rubble. Four rooms, north, south, east, and west. Cleared.

Monday, February 18, 1929
Twelfth day of work.

Locals: 50

Cars (line XII):
6:30 - 8:00: 42
8:30 - 12:00: 110
1:00 - 4:50: 134
total: 286

Work on:
(1) G 7540 W
(2) G 7560 c, d, Y
(3) G 7564
(4) G 7566 C
(5) G 7567 B, C
(6) G 7573 C
(7) G 7574 A, B
(8) G 7575 and A
(9) G 7660 Y
(10) G 7000 SE 112 to 114

(1) G 7540
G 7540 W: Down 16.6 meters.

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Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Display Page Dates
    02/17/1929; 02/18/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 15

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • Noel F. Wheeler

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British
    • Remarks Wheeler was a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy according to George A. Reisner's, "A HIstory of the Giza Necropolis, Vol. I."